Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $10.00 — … Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, 1947 North-West Frontier Province referendum, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace, http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/uttarakhand/community/uttarakhand-journalist-gave-frontier-gandhi-title-to-abdul-gaffar-khan-claims-book/174496.html, "Partition and Military Succession Documents from the U.S. National Archives", "Has Congress Party Forgotten Indira Gandhi? It was in this frenzied activity that he had come to be known as Badshah (Bacha) Khan (King of Chiefs). However, suspicions of his allegiance persisted and under the new Pakistani government, Bacha Khan was placed under house arrest without charge from 1948 till 1954. [11], Bacha Khan took the oath of allegiance to the new nation of Pakistan on 23 February 1948 at the first session of the Pakistan Constituent Assembly. In 2008, a documentary, titled The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace, by film-maker and writer T.C. The book gives some unique information about Bacha Khan life and his political role for non-violence and peace. The film received the 2009 award for Best Documentary Film at the Middle East International Film Festival (see film page). He recognised as a jihad struggle with only the enemy holding swords. [31], He was arrested several times between late 1948 and in 1956 for his opposition to the One Unit scheme. My life and struggle;: Autobiography of Badshah Khan Paperback – January 1, 1969 by Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Author) 4.0 out of 5 stars 5 ratings. Bacha Khan became a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi. "king of chiefs ") or Pacha Khan (پاچا خان), was a Pashtun independence activist against the rule of the British Raj. Charsadda , Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Bacha Khan, Badshah Khan, Fakhr-e-Afghan, Frontier Gandhi, Utmanzai, Charsadda District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Aligarh Muslim University,Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. Biography of Bacha Khan. He went to British-run Edward's Mission School for his schooling for 10 years. Bacha Khan Trust Article Series, 2010. Jaswant Singh was a young British Indian airforce officer and was Sikh by faith. Zarine Khan Walsh, who lives in Mumbai, is the granddaughter of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and was the second daughter of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan's eldest son Abdul Ghani Khan. That weapon is patience and righteousness. New York: The John Day Company, 1940. He was even offered president post for the party but he denied. Muslim Media Network. In fact it was never a reality". He described his life, political career, and achievements. [13][14], He pledged full support to the government and attempted to reconcile with the founder of the new state Muhammad Ali Jinnah. At school, Khan did well in his studies, and was inspired by his mentor, Reverend Wigram, into seeing the crucial role education played in service to the local community. While he faced much opposition and personal difficulties, Bacha Khan Khan worked tirelessly to organise and raise the consciousness of his fellow Pashtuns. Abdul Ghaffar Khan was a popular Pashtun independence activist who fought against British Raj. [45] He also wrote an autobiography (1969), and has been the subject of biographies by Eknath Easwaran (see article) and Rajmohan Gandhi (see "References" section, below). He told its members: I am going to give you such a weapon that the police and the army will not be able to stand against it. Total Pages : 207. [citation needed], Bacha Khan forged a close, spiritual, and uninhibited friendship with Gandhi, the pioneer of non-violent mass civil disobedience in India. My Feudal Lord Tehmina Durrani. Bacha Khan Biography. Your house has fallen into ruin. In his home city of Peshawar, the Bacha Khan International Airport is named after him. Size : 52 MB. [38], Although he had been repeatedly imprisoned and persecuted, tens of thousands of mourners attended his funeral, described by one commentator as a caravan of peace, carrying a message of love from Pashtuns east of the Khyber to those on the west,[28] marching through the historic Khyber Pass from Peshawar to Jalalabad. Bacha Khan an icon of peace, a short biography of bacha khan's life Abdul Ghafar Khan is famous, with the title of Bacha Khan was a tremendous Pakhtun political leader. The biography of Bacha Khan is not a mystery for peoples of Pakistan and India in general and Pukhtuns in particular. 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